DJs react to the US Presidential election result
Following the results of the US Presidential Election, the dance music world has been reacting across social media. This morning it was announced that Donald Trump would be the next US President which has caused mixed reactions from DJs, with some of the biggest names giving their opinions. Some were more subtle with their views, while others were more forthcoming with their thoughts.
Some artists had been clear on their opinion for a while, with Zedd having tweeted earlier in the year about his plans to move back to Germany, should Trump become elected. Today, he followed this up by tweeting a photo of his passport, leading to speculation from fans that the German superstar may in fact be moving back to his home country.
If Donald Trump becomes president, I'll move back to Germany.
— Zedd (@Zedd) February 10, 2016
— Zedd (@Zedd) November 9, 2016
Dillon Francis was also very open about his opinion, launching into a series of angry tweets, expressing his disappointment following the result.
In a slightly more lighthearted tone, deadmau5 took to Twitter, joking about some new tour dates with an image that showed the states that voted in favour of Hilary Clinton.
Here are some more reactions from the dance music world, with some DJs expressing their opinion more strongly than others.
Brexit. Trump. Prince. Bowie. Why did we deserve all this 💩 this year?
— Neon Future Aoki (@steveaoki) November 9, 2016
Sad day. Apparently money can make you one of the most powerfull people on earth.
— JULIAN JORDAN (@JulianJordan) November 9, 2016
— Nicky Romero (@nickyromero) November 9, 2016
Awful news to start the day with… 😒
— BLASTERJAXX (@Blasterjaxx) November 9, 2016
If you're upset it's probably just best to stay off social media right now. It's just as easy to be stressed as it is to add to it
— Skrillex (@Skrillex) November 9, 2016
reality is a nightmare https://t.co/wNJJj3X6XE
— porter robinson (@porterrobinson) November 9, 2016
American Dream just turned into a nightmare
— Showtek (@SHOWTEK) November 9, 2016
time to move back to Australia
— TOMMY TRASH (@djtommytrash) November 9, 2016
The next four years are gonna just be a never ending loop of duck dynasty
— wes (@diplo) November 9, 2016
House Of Cards better come out with a ridiculous season next year to top this
— Vicetone (@Vicetone) November 9, 2016
Well America, in @djkhaled's words: Congratulations, you played yourself.
— Dyro (@Dyro) November 9, 2016
Prayers for America
— KSHМR (@KSHMRmusic) November 9, 2016
the states of america doesn't appear to be so united.
— Goat lord (@deadmau5) November 9, 2016
This is getting seriously scary, America. 😱
— Nero (@NeroUK) November 9, 2016
man… I hate to say this… but please if trump wins… I hope there isn't riots.. this shit is sad yo
— CARNAGE (@djcarnage) November 9, 2016
Come on America… please don't reach Brexit levels of stupidity. PLEASE!!😕
— Disclosure (@disclosure) November 9, 2016
— Kaskade (@kaskade) November 9, 2016
Waking up and see that the USA went from Obama to Trump, it was funny first, but now it's just scary
— Lost Frequencies (@LFrequencies) November 9, 2016
CONGRATULATIONS AMERICA YALL LITERALLY ELECTED A TURD SANDWICH I HOPE UR HAPPY!!!! 👌👌👌😍🇺🇸✌️
— JAUZ (@Jauzofficial) November 9, 2016
The reactions that emerged from the top DJs were surprisingly varied. Some artists decided to stay mute regarding the result, an understandable decision considering the divisiveness of the election, while others stated their opinion openly. It is safe to say, the result has certainly caused a stir among the community.